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Events news (updated 16 Sep 2019)

This page notifies recent additions and changes to events – both our own and selected external events. To keep up to date, you should also check the Notices page, where other news is reported....

Notices (updated 29 Aug 2019)

This is the place for notices and short news items that will be of interest to members of the DA. You may also wish to look at the Events news page where new events...

Appeal to save Sir Charles Lyell’s Scientific Notebooks

The Devonshire Association and particularly its Geology section is keen to support the following appeal from the University of Edinburgh. “The University of Edinburgh is currently trying to acquire the scientific notebooks of the...

Exeter Branch Report: Mar to May 2019

On Wednesday 13th March (2019), former economist and journalist Philip Agar gave a fascinating talk at the Mint Methodist Church Centre (Exeter) based on his latest book Stumbling through wartime childhood*, which is part...

President’s Symposium, October 2019

The subject of this year’s symposium is Exeter Cathedral. To be held at Petroc College, Tiverton on Saturday 5 October, and hosted by our 2019–20 President John Allan. Nowadays, after many generations of study,...

157th Annual Conference, Launceston 2019

The Devonshire Association’s 157th Annual Conference and AGM was held at the The Eagle House Hotel and the Town Hall in Launceston, Cornwall from Friday 31 May to Sunday 2 June 2019. As the...

Resolution for AGM 1 June 2019

The Devonshire Association Annual General Meeting 1 June 2019 Rule 61 requires that a rule may be changed only by the approval of a two-thirds majority of Members present at a General Meeting. Under...